Time Warner Cable launched its TWC TV app on Amazon's Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HDX tablets and said Wednesday that it is now offering both live and video-on-demand content on Roku, Xbox 360 and Samsung connected TV devices.
Acquiring AT&T's Connecticut landline operations and integrating them into Frontier's business won't necessarily be a piece of cake, but it will be easier than what confronted the carrier when it acquired assets from Verizon, Frontier CEO Maggie Wilderotter said.
President Barack Obama plans to meet with technology industry leaders, including top executives from AT&T and Comcast, in the wake of a federal judge's ruling that collecting domestic phone records is unconstitutional.
Comcast spent $1.26 billion on advertising in the first nine months of 2013, which was a decrease of 8.6 percent compared to the same period in 2012, according to a report Kantar Media released Monday.
Verizon Wireless is struggling to meet a surge in online video traffic, which has caused the carrier's network performance to drop in key metropolitan areas and is costing the operator millions of dollars in network upgrades.
Verizon's move to purchase EdgeCast, a content delivery network based in Santa Monica, Calif., is another sign that traditional service providers want more control over how video content gets delivered to their customers.
If you reside in a part of Verizon's territory where it does not yet offer FiOS service, you will never get it. You'll have better luck with your local cable operator.
CDNs look like they're getting squeezed. On one side, broadband providers are building their own CDN capabilities or acquiring CDNs outright. On the other, the biggest content providers are deploying their own CDN-like infrastructure.
PALO ALTO, Calif.--Technically speaking, network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) do not need to be deployed together. Yet many vendors attending the Carrier Network Virtualization event, sponsored by Informa Telecoms & Media, contend carrier-grade NFV actually does need SDN to come to full fruition.
Verizon is buying a CDN. The carrier said its Verizon Digital Media Services group agreed to buy EdgeCast Networks, a content delivery network based in Santa Monica, Calif.